Miguel Amado - short bio
Lisbon based bass player and composer Miguel Amado, has a Master's Degree on Jazz Performing Arts.
“The Long Rest” is Miguel Amado’s fourth CD, released under his own name, after "Story to be Told" (2013) "This is Home" (2010) and “Mensagens de Fumo” (2004). He has also been working extensively as sideman, playing with some of Portugal’s most established jazz musicians, in projects like Pedro Madaleno’s Underpressure, Spill, Ficções or LUME (Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble) among many others.
He also does some freelancer work for artists in other musical areas, like pop music and R&B. Having performed live, and recorded with a good number of Portugal’s biggest names.
In this latest recording, "The Long Rest" Amado had the most valuable contributions from several well known musicians in the Portuguese jazz scene.
Besides the performing area, Miguel Amado is also a teacher.